Photo © Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by Peter Lanyi
Hebrew correspondence(?) in Proto-Canaanite script
Horvat Qeiyafa
Iron Age II, 10th century BCE
Ink on pottery
H: 14.5; W: 16.5 cm
Israel Antiquities Authority
Accession number: IAA 2010-149
The inscription has been only partly deciphered. It includes words such as “king,” “judge,” and “slave.”

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir